In 1984, this 51 foot Yellow Submarine metal sculpture was built by apprentices from the UK shipyard Cammell Laird for the International Garden Festival held in Liverpool, home of The Beatles. Here’s an old photo of the submarine at the festival.
Archive | January, 2012
We did a story before about how strange it is to see Anthony Kiedis Playing Guitar live on stage. This one is just as strange, check out David Lee Roth in the prime Van Halen days playing the guitar.
When thinking about the Michael Jackson “Beat It” video, the first thing that pops into most heads is the famous red jacket he wore. In typical feelnumb.com fashion, here’s a story about the shirt MJ wore under the famous jacket.
We recently did a story on how The Clash Pays Tribute To The King Elvis Presley on the cover of “London Calling”. Prog-Rock legends Genesis paid tribute in the same manner to The Beatles for the front and back cover of their 1982 E.P. 3X3.
The VH1 Behind The Music episode with Poison is by far my favorite BTM ever made. Mostly because of C.C. DeVille’s classic quote that still resonates with me to this day. DVville in describing the house he lived in when addicted to drugs said, “It was the house of whores, that turned into the house of horrors”.
Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division committed suicide in his parents house on 18th May 1980. The address is 77 Barton Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire East SK11 6RQ, UK. Joy Division was supposed to arrive in New York the next day on May 19, 1980 to start it’s first U.S. Tour which was obviously cancelled after his death
Pretty cool to see El Presdidente de los Estados Unidos Barack Obama bust into an acapella version of “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green during a speech on January 19, 2012 at the Apollo Theater in New York City.
Random photo of two legends playing a quick game of tennis. Bob Dylan and George Harrison, Isle of Wight, August 29, 1969.
Kurt Cobain used this left-handed 1965 Fender Jaguar in the Nirvana’s video for “Lithium” and live on many occasision. The guitar ended up in Hole’s “Doll Parts” video a few months after Kurt’s death in 1994.
Now here’s a cool photo we put together of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as school children a few decades before they would become the biggest band in the world.